FT2000 POWER SETUP
ALL CHANGE MODIFICATION ON HIDDEN MENU ARE PERMANENT!
PLEASE WRITE FULL HIDDEN MENU BACKUP BEFOR MODIFICATION!
The modifications are not verified and full tested, so if you try some of the article on your own equipment, it's on your own risk!!!!
Personally I have used this system to bring the correct power in FM 10m and in CW that on halves the BAND because it was to 50% only 50w.
My FT2000 now has on AllBands and on AllMode full 100w exactly!!!
a completely safe procedure and all you need is an outboard accurate
watt meter and a dummy load. This is also also explained on the FT2000
into the SERVICE MENU you hold buttons 1, 2 and 3 in while
Once you are there you will turn the MAIN VFO to change menus.
These are to increase OUTPUT.
Turn the Main VFO to d 18AP lh (this is for 1.8 nHz) You will see 3 sets of numbers.
in Green color in the small box (this is for AM and you turn the
The next set of 3 numbers to the right of the Menu setting is for CW and SSB and you set this with the SUB VFO knob.
of 3 numbers on the far right are for tweaking the PO on the S Meter and
this is done with the VRF knob. Seldom will you
the sequence when adjusting, as each band has to be adjusted.
Use an EXTERNAL WATT METER to check your output wattage.
For AM, push the AM button in and key the radio and turn the CLARIFIER to set AM at 25 watts. (It will go a lot higher).
Then push the CW button in (this adjusts CW and SSB at the same time).
Turn the SUB VFO to set the Output to 100 watts. Do the same for all of the succeeding Menus (frequencies) up until you reach d 27AP lh (which is 50 mHz).
sure you are using your DUMMY LOAD when doing each menu.
the step by step procedure:
the VRF and tweak the S Meter on the radio to 20 watts.
Personally I have also retouched and also regulated these options for TX
(5-10-20-50) on the bP cP dP and eP menu
the same sequence as above for all of the following:
you are finished, push the MENU button in until you hear 2 beeps and
this locks the changes into the memory. Be very careful when you do this